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John P. Marquand

John Phillips Marquand was an American writer. Originally best known for his Mr. Moto spy stories, he achieved popular success and critical respect for his satirical novels, winning a Pulitzer Prize for The Late George Apley in 1938. One of his abiding themes was the confining nature of life in America's upper class and among those who aspired to join it. Marquand treated those whose lives were bound by these unwritten codes with a characteristic mix of... Read More

BornJohn Phillips Marquand
November 10, 1893
Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.
DiedJuly 16, 1960 (aged 66)
Newburyport, Massachusetts, U.S.
OccupationNovelist
NationalityAmerican
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